18th April 2019, 9:00 – 18:00

Martin Cohen Lecture Theatre, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute

International scientific leaders will be talking about the development of the next generation imaging tools.

The focus will be on novel light microscopy techniques such as STED, SIM, PALM/STORM, Light Sheet Microscopy, Particle Tracking and Spatial Transcriptomics.

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Kirti Prakesh
Stefanie Reichelt
David Rowitch
Clemens Kaminski



8:45-9:00 Registration

Imaging in flux

9:00-9:30 Rainer Heintzmann, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Better than a lens, SIM, Lightsheet-Raman microscopy
9:30-10:00 Carlas Smith, Delft University of Technology
Localisation microscopy at doubled precision with patterned illumination
10:00-10:30 Sandrine Lévêque-Fort, Université Paris-Sud
Alternative single molecule localization strategies for 3D imaging
10:30-11:00 Coffee break

New avenues for imaging

11:00-11:30 Craig Mackay, University of Cambridge
New technologies in imaging: detectors, adaptive optics and fast processors
11:30-12:00 Johannes Hohlbein, Wageningen University
An open microscopy framework suited for tracking dCas9 in live bacteria
12:00-12:30 Benedict Diederich, Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology
uC2 – An open-source optical toolbox for multi-modal imaging in the incubator
12:30-13:30 Lunch break

Advances in 3D imaging

13:30-14:00 Bo-Jui Chang, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Light sheet fluorescence microscopy: imaging from single cells to live organisms
14:00-14:30 Kelly Rogers, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
Advances in 3D imaging and analysis for cellular and tissue exploration
14:30-15:00 Dario Bressan, CRUK Cambridge Institute
Building and exploring molecularly annotated 3D-tissue atlases to understand tumour heterogeneity and microenvironment
15:00-15:30 Coffee break

Advances in labelling strategies and data analysis

15:30-16:00 Susan Cox, Kings College London
Seeing and believing at super-resolution
16:00-16:30 Kevin Dean, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Advances in fluorescence labelling strategies
16:30-17:00 Christoph Cremer, University Heidelberg
Functional nuclear genome nanostructure at single molecule resolution
17:00-18:00 Discussion


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